PUNY


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PUNYPunsters United Nearly Yearly (Austin, Texas)
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It was a time of plenty in the camp; of prime hunters' dainties; of buffalo humps, and buffalo tongues; and roasted ribs, and broiled marrow-bones: all these were cooked in hunters' style; served up with a profusion known only on a plentiful hunting ground, and discussed with an appetite that would astonish the puny gourmands of the cities.
If you had been a puny, wiry, yellow baby, I wouldn't have stood godmother to you.
And Hector answered, "Noble Ajax, son of Telamon, captain of the host, treat me not as though I were some puny boy or woman that cannot fight.
She spoke of her farther as somewhat delicate and puny, but was sanguine in the hope of her being materially better for change of air.
The puny plot of the story was so thin, however, when compared to the deep mystery through which we were groping, and I found my attention wander so continually from the action to the fact, that I at last flung it across the room and gave myself up entirely to a consideration of the events of the day.
Some such collapse had been probable, so tender and puny was its frame; but the event came as a shock nevertheless.
Upon its smooth, impenetrable surface the puny dagger-thrusts of spite and envy glance harmlessly aside.
The moon has eyed Tom with a dull cold stare, as admitting some puny emulation of herself in his desert region unfit for life and blasted by volcanic fires; but she has passed on and is gone.
It would have been had I been a Martian, but I had to smile at the puny strands that confined my wrists.
In despair I tried to force the thing, but the cold, unyielding stone might well have laughed at my futile, puny endeavors.
I called to mind the theory that an innate physical deficiency is seldom without its moral counterpart, and I wondered how far this would apply to the deaf-mute at my side, who was ill-grown, wizened, and puny into the bargain.
But the vast ruin will still stand for ages, to shame the puny labors of these modern generations of men.